Stay Healthy Blog

Stay Healthy with Mercyhealth, offers everyday tips, practical strategies and perspectives for your health and wellness, as well as timely discussion from a variety of doctors, specialists and experts. Our blogs covers a variety of topics intended to help our patients make healthy decisions in their everyday life while also informing members of the Mercyhealth community of changes occurring throughout our organization.

We cover topics ranging from different areas of the news, to healthy recipes that you can use at home. At Mercyhealth we believe that a lifestyle does not end when you leave the doctor’s office, and that’s why we work to make sure you have the knowledge to live the healthiest life possible.

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Gazette: Mercyhealth plans teen volunteering opportunity

Mercyhealth will hold a meet-and-greet for teenagers from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, May 21, in Room G101F at Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center, 1000 Mineral Point Ave. Teens are welcomed to learn about summer volunteering opportunities provided by the Mercyhealth ...

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Community Shoppers: Count on Nurses for Compassionate Care

To the editor, Mercyhealth celebrates National Nurses Week, May 6 through May 12, by honoring our 2,000-plus nursing employee/partners who make a meaningful difference in people’s lives every day. Many would consider our nurses the heart and soul of Mercyhealth, and I ...

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WIFR: Mercyhealth Hosts Kangaroo-A-Thon

ROCKFORD, Ill.  - Doctors say skin to skin contact is very important to the development of babies because of that, NICU patients at Mercyhealth Hospital-Rockton Avenue campus are starting Kangaroo-A-Thon. For the next two weeks, parents are keeping track of the hours ...

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WREX: Mercyhealth Participating in Kangaroo-A-Thon Campaign

ROCKFORD  - Mercyhealth is taking part in a worldwide campaign all for a good cause. Its participating in a Kangaroo-A-Thon. Kangaroo Care is holding your baby and getting important skin-to-skin contact. It's especially important for babies in the NICU to bond with their ...

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RRSTAR: Letter to the Editor Celebrating National Nurses Week

Mercyhealth celebrates National Nurses Week, May 6-12, by honoring our 2,000-plus nursing employee/partners who make a meaningful difference in people’s lives every day. Many would consider our nurses the heart and soul of Mercyhealth, and I certainly agree. As frontline care ...

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